Lakota Woman

Author : Mary Crow Dog
ISBN : 0802145426
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 73.83 MB
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Relates the experiences of a Native American woman who grew up on a reservation and joined in the revolution for Native American rights during the 1960s and 1970s.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Lakota Woman

Author : Mary Crow Dog
ISBN : 3423361042
Genre : Dakota Indians
File Size : 66.10 MB
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Category: Dakota Indians

The Real Rosebud

Author : Marjorie Weinberg
ISBN : 0803248083
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Her great-grandfather was a famed Lakota warrior, her father a buffalo hunter, and Rosebud Yellow Robe hosted a CBS radio show in New York City. From buffalo hunting to the hub of twentieth-century urban life, this book chronicles the momentous changes in the life of a prominent Plains Indian family over three generations. At the center of the story is Rosebud (1907?92), whose personal recollections, family memoirs, letters, and stories form the basis of this book. Rosebud?s father, Chauncey Yellow Robe, was the son of a Lakota chief and had a traditional childhood until he was sent to the Carlisle Indian School, where he became an advocate for Indian education and citizenship. He was instrumental in planning the 1927 ceremony that brought his daughter into national prominence?an induction of Calvin Coolidge into the Lakota tribe, capped by Rosebud placing a feathered war bonnet on the president?s head. Marjorie Weinberg follows the young woman from Rapid City, South Dakota, to New York City, where she became a noted lecturer and teller of Indian tales (and where her broadcasting career brought her name to the attention of Orson Welles, who may indeed have used her name for his famous sled in Citizen Kane). Reflecting a lifelong interest and a friendship that provided Weinberg access to family archives and a rich reservoir of family oral tradition, The Real Rosebud offers an intimate picture of a century and a half of a remarkable Lakota family.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

With My Own Eyes

Author : Susan Bordeaux Bettelyoun
ISBN : 0803261640
Genre : History
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With My Own Eyes tells the history of the nineteenth-century Lakotas. Susan Bordeaux Bettelyoun (1857–1945), the daughter of a French-American fur trader and a Brulé Lakota woman, was raised near Fort Laramie and experienced firsthand the often devastating changes forced on the Lakotas. As Bettelyoun grew older, she became increasingly dissatisfied with the way her people’s history was being represented by non-Natives. With My Own Eyes represents her attempt to correct misconceptions about Lakota history. Bettelyoun’s narrative was recorded during the 1930s by another Lakota historian, Josephine Waggoner. This detailed, insightful account of Lakota history was never previously published.
Category: History

Madonna Swan

Author : Mark St. Pierre
ISBN : 0806126760
Genre : Social Science
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Biography of Lakota woman, Madonna Swan. Her life on an Indian reservation and her struggle with tuberculosis.
Category: Social Science

Lakota Woman

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ISBN : OCLC:83287733
Genre : Lakota woman (Motion picture)
File Size : 33.39 MB
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Includes four black and white still photographs.
Category: Lakota woman (Motion picture)

Reconstructing Hybridity

Author : Joel Kuortti
ISBN : 9789042021419
Genre : Literary Criticism & Collections
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This interdisciplinary collection of critical articles seeks to reassess the concept of hybridity and its relevance to post-colonial theory and literature. The challenging articles written by internationally acclaimed scholars discuss the usefulness of the term in relation to such questions as citizenship, whiteness studies and transnational identity politics. In addition to developing theories of hybridity, the articles in this volume deal with the role of hybridity in a variety of literary and cultural phenomena in geographical settings ranging from the Pacific to native North America. The collection pays particular attention to questions of hybridity, migrancy and diaspora.
Category: Literary Criticism & Collections

Lakota Woman

Author : Magali Dambron
ISBN : OCLC:494613174
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American Indian Religious Traditions A I

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ISBN : 9781576075173
Genre : Indian mythology
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Written from an American Indian perspective with input from religious scholars and community leaders, this pioneering reference work explores indigenous North American religions and religious practices and rituals.
Category: Indian mythology